Porgera gold mine

K42bn lawsuit against State

Chairman of the Justice Foundation for Porgera, Jonathan Paraia, announced the action taken on behalf of the landowners on November 30th.

On Friday November 30th, Paraia, backed by supporters and a legal representative, announced the lawsuit against the state.

“This is a statement on behalf of the landowners of the special mining lease of Pogera in the Enga Province of PNG. The people and landowners of Porgera are united. The chief of the Porgerans now speak in one voice.

NATTB conducts trade tests at Porgera

The tests in HEF Level Three and Electrical Level Two were conducted from 13 to 19 November, 2017, administered by William Tiru from NATTB’s quality assurance and accreditation office under the Department of Labour and Industrial Relations.

“We at NATTB work in partnership with Porgera Joint Venture to recognise and certify the skilled workforce,” Tiru said. 

Porgera Secondary gets revamped science laboratory

The school’s twenty year old science laboratory was fully renovated with standard specific science laboratory equipment ordered from Australia and fitted.

BNL through its Community Projects section - Tax Credit Scheme, undertook maintenance and renovation of the building at a cost of K170, 000.

The funding comes under part of Porgera Joint Venture’s (PJV) K1.1 million contribution toward supporting the school’s infrastructure enhancement program, after it was elevated from high school to secondary school status last year.